Monday, 29 May 2017

Pharma News

  • Sanofi to launch 20 new drugs in Japan by 2020

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: If reports are to be believed French drug giant Sanofi is all set to launch 20 new drugs in Japan by 2020. In a recently held press meet the company's CEO Mr Jacques Nathan said ...Read more

  • Vietnam-The Next Asian Frontier in Healthcare

    Pharma |  Analysis | By Aishwarya Venkatesh | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Located in the easternmost part of Southeast Asia, Vietnam is the world's 14th-most-populous country, and the eighth-most-populous Asian country. Until 1986, Vietnam was under a ...Read more

  • Novartis improves ranking in 2016 Access to Medicine Index

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Novartis ranked third in the 2016 Access to Medicine Index (up from 4th place in 2014), in recognition of its efforts to improve worldwide access to healthcare. The Index measures the perf...Read more

  • Value-based healthcare will optimise health initiatives'

    Pharma |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, a research driven entity that provides key policy setters and decision makers in the global health sector with transformational insights into healt...Read more

  • GSK to shut down its Sydney plant by 2020

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: According to reports, British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline will close its Sydney plant by 2020 after a review determined it was not competitive long term. The move will impact near...Read more

  • Japan's Fujifilm Holdings to acquire Takeda's arm?

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: If sources are to be believed, Japan's Fujifilm Holdings is all set to buy pharma giant Takeda Pharmaceutical's 70 percent stake in Wako Pure Chemical Industries for about 200 bi...Read more

  • Roche appoints Dr Christiane Hamacher as APAC head

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Roche Pharmaceuticals Asia Pacific has appointed Dr Christiane Hamacher as Head of Asia Pacific (APAC). Christiane joined Roche in 2007 and was most recently General Manager of ...Read more

  • J&J opens new global services center

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Johnson & Johnson (J&J) officially opened the doors of the new Johnson & Johnson Global Services delivery center in Tampa, Florida, fulfilling the commitment the company announc...Read more

  • Clinigen makes foray into Japan

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Further building on its presence in the Asian region, Burton-based Clinigen Group,has launched its Japanese business with the opening of an office in Tokyo, Japan. Alongside the ...Read more

  • GSK launches OTC allergy drug Zyrtec-R

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: GlaxoSmithKline has launched Zyrtec-R Tablet over-the-counter (OTC medicine) that replaces Zyrtec, allowing consumers to get rapid and non-drowsy allergy relief without the need ...Read more

  • DHL invests SGD 140mn in Singapore

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: DHL Express has launched S$140 million (€85 million) DHL South Asia Hub, a 24-hour express hub facility located within Changi Airfreight Centre (CAC) at Singapore Changi Ai...Read more

  • Japan's Towa Phamaceuticals to enter the US market

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Japanese drug giant Towa Pharmaceuticals makes foray into the US markets banking on its new set of pills that can be taken without water. The tablets, manufactured with Ractab te...Read more

  • India urges Japan to provide wider pharma market access

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: The Indian commerce Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman has urged Japan to provide Indian pharmaceutical sector with a wider share and greater market access in Japan. Ms Sitharaman f...Read more

  • India requests 'Green Channel' for export of drugs to China

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: With a view to bridge the increasing trade gap between the two countries, Chinese vice Minister of finance and commerce Mr Wang Shouwen said that the country will act on the conc...Read more

  • Taro appoints new Chief Financial Officer

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced the appointment of Mariano Balaguer as Vice President, CFO and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Balaguer has nearly 20 years of senior management...Read more

  • Intas buys the generics business of Actavis in the UK & Ireland

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. ("Intas"), through its wholly owned subsidiary Accord Healthcare Ltd. ("Accord"), announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Actavis UK L...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo moves forward with innovative antimalarial drug research collaboration

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited , announced that it has entered into a new joint research agreement with Medicines for Malaria Venture (hereafter MMV) regarding Lead Optimization Project wi...Read more

  • Korea's Hanmi inks deal with Roche's Genetech

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: South Korea's Hanmi Pharmaceutical has inked a deal with Roche's Genentech (to develop and commercialize Hanmi's pan-RAF inhibitor, Phase 1-stage HM95573. HM95573 is a pan-RAF in...Read more

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